Design Strategy

Building Facades

Climate-responsive building fa├žades filter solar radiation, daylight, and fresh air from the exterior as appropriate based on climate/seasonal variations to improve indoor comfort.

Design strategies for different climates include:

Hot Climates:

Passive cooling

Natural ventilation

Shaded walls/windows

Indirect daylighting

Light-colored walls/surfaces

Double glazing

 

Temperate Climates:

Warm Season: Passive cooling, shaded windows, indirect daylight

Cold Season: Passive solar heating, daylighting

Double glazing

 

Cold Climates:

Passive solar heating

Daylighting

Double glazing

Reference Projects
C-5 Gatchalian BPO Offices
C-5 Gatchalian BPO Offices

Philippines

Torre Europa
Torre Europa

Madrid, Spain

2030 Palette